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Valentine’s with Stampin’ Up! Circle and Label Thinlits die

Love the Circle and Label Thinlits dies!  This week for Handstamped Sentiments Sketch challenge I created this card using the Circle Thinlits die with elements from the Label Thinlits.

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For this fun card I used a new Valentine’s color combo of Real Red, Pool Party, Melon Mambo and Daffodil Delight.  It was a lot of fun creating this card using Stampin’ Up! items from my latest stash from the Occasions catalog.  So many Stampin’ Up! products to play with with and so little time.    The Circle thinlits die made it so easy to create this card.

I started with a Whisper White card base of 5-7/8″ x 5-1/2″ then die cut using the Circle framelits die and the Big Shot.

Stampin' Up! Circle card Thinlits die

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Stampin' Up! Label Card Thinlits Die

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I used the Real Red from the Polka Dot Parade DSP on the right panel then just went crazy embellishing with hearts and such.  I also used the Large Scallop Edgelits die to die cut the scallop edge in Real Red.  The left side of the panel is stamped with the “Countless Sayings 1” Photopolymer Stamp set.  If you haven’t tried Stampin’ Up!’s Photopolymer stamps, you’re in for a treat.  The images are crisp and you can see precisely where you’re stamping.

Also used was the heart from the Owl builder punch.  The sentiment “love ya”  is from the “Just Sayin’ stamp set and Thinlits bundle.  I stamped the sentiment with Versamark and embossed with White embossing powder.  The “i love u’ is from the Label Card Thinlits die set.  Also used was the scallop heart die from ” Hearts a Flutter” framelits set and the Small heart punch.  To finish the card I used lots basic rhinestones.

Join us at Hand Stamped Sentiments and show us your interpretation of this sketch.

Hand Stamped 178 sketch

Hand Stamped Sentiments Sketch Challenge #178

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Valentine’s Love ya Card

Card base: Unfolded: 6″x 5-1/2″ | Folded: 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″4.25″h x 5.50″ w

Stamp Sets:  Countless Sayings 1″ Photopolymer Stamp set, Just Sayin’

Paper:  Cardstock:  Whisper White, Real Red, Pool Party, Daffodil Delight, Melon Mambo,:Red and  Silver Glimmer paper; DSP Polka Dot Parade (Real Red)

Ink:  Versamark, Daffodil Delight, Melon Mambo, Pool Party, Real Red

Accessories:  Circle Thinlits die, Label Thinlits die, Word Bubbles die, Hearts a flutter framelits, Large Scallops Edgelits die, Owl punch builder, Small heart punch, basic rhinestones

Owl Love You Valentine’s Day Card

For this next Hand Stamped Sentiments challenge we have an inspiration challenge.  See the bird photo below and see what your inspired to create.  I created a Valentine’s day card with the Owl builder punch.

stampin up owl valentine's day cardThe punch was an easy way to create the owls on this card.  Don’t these owls look in love?  For texture I also used the Wood Grain embossing folder for the background.  Join us at Hand Stamped Sentiments for more inspiration from our talented designers.

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Owl Love You Valentine’s Day Card

Size:  4.25″h x 5.50″ w

Stamp Sets:  Itty Bitty Banners

Paper:  Cardstock:  Soft Suede, Early Espresso, Whisper White, DSP; Polka Dot Parade, Red Glimmer paper

Ink:  Real Red

Accessories:  Owl builder punch, Wood Grain embossing folder, Bitty Banners Framelits

Fashionable In-color owls

This week at Hand Stamped Sentiments we have a color challenge.  Create any project with the new Stampin’ Up! colors of Gumball Green, Midnight Muse, Summer Starfruit, Primrose Petals, Raspberry Ripple.  These colors are so cheerful together so what better way to show off these colors than on very smartly dressed owls!  I used all the colors to dress up my owls and completed the look with some bling.

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Go to Hand Stamped Sentiments and see all the wonderful projects from our talented design team.  Get inspired and join us!

All Stampin’ Up! supplies below may be ordered from my website or email me to place your order.

All products are Stampin’ Up! unless noted.

Fashionable In-Color Owls

Approx. Size:  4.25″ W x 5.50″ H

Stamp sets:  Mixed Bunch

Paper: Card Stock:    Gumball Green, Midnight Muse, Summer Starfruit, Primrose Petals, Raspberry Ripple; DSP:  Patio Party

Ink:   Midnight Muse, Raspberry Ripple, Gumball Green

Accessories:  Big Shot, Woodgrain Textured Impressions Embossing folder, Owl Builder punch, Bird Builder punch, 1-3/8″ circle punch, Basic Rhinestones

Graduation Owl Card

It’s that time of year and I’ve been inspired to create graduation projects.  I used the Perfect Pennants die to create the focal point of my card.  I have tons of silver card stock from an invitation project.  I used it as my card base and die cut a pennant from Basic Black cardstock.  I embossed the pennant with the Stripes embossing folder and added a silver glitter top.  I cut both medallions from the Perfect Pennants die and used my Owl builder punch for my graduation owl.  Doesn’t he look smart?  He’s such a cutie too!

I printed the black and white Houndstooth check from the digital Night and Day Designer Series Papers for his little vest.  You get ten beautiful black and white background papers for $4.95.   I love creating hybrid projects with My Digital Studio.

I used the graduation cap from the digital stamp set Go Graduate Plus stamp brush set.  I printed it out and used it as a template.  The wings are 1/4 of the 1-3/4 Scallop Circle.

This card can be given to any graduate and they would love it.  Especially if there’s a gift card or check inside.  This card can be created with any high school colors.  I think I’ll send this card to my nephew.  His school colors are cardinal, black and white.

Stampin' Up! Graduation Owl card

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Graduation Owl Card

Size:  4.25″ W x 5.50″ H

Stamp sets:  Delightful Dozen, Go Graduate Plus stamp brush set

Paper: Basic Black, Whisper White, Silver glitter paper, non Stampin’ Up! silver card stock, digitally printed First Edition and Night & Day DSP

Ink:  Cherry Cobbler

Accessories:  Antique brad, Perfect Pennants die, Big Shot, Owl builder punch, Modern Label punch, Scallop Trim Border punch, Embossing Folders; Stripes and Houndstooth, retired Basic Black satin ribbon, basic rhinestones

Think Pink ! October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

This week at Hand Stamped Sentiments the challenge is to Think Pink!  Create any project with pink.  October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and HSS would like to remind you that early detection is the key.

For my card this week I was inspired by having a friend to encourage and remind you to do your monthly exams and to schedule a mammogram.  So my card this week features two owl friends or in this case bosom friends.

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I hope you participate in this challenge.  Hop on over to HSS and see more inspiration from our design team.  Think Pink!

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All products are Stampin’ Up! unless noted.

Bosom Friends Owl Card

Size:  4.50” H x 4.50” W

Stamp sets: With all my Heart, Tiny Tags

Paper: Whisper White, Melon Mambo, Regal Rose, DSP; Pretty in Pink and Old Olive printed from My Digital Studio

Ink: Melon Mambo

Accessories: Big Shot, Scallop Circle die, Circle Scissor Plus, Paper Piecer Tool, Mat Pack, Jewelry Tag Punch, Owl Builder Punch, Bird Builder Punch, , Itty Bitty Shapes Punch Pack, Scallop Oval Punch, Modern Label Punch, Butterfly Punch, Basic Pearls, Whisper White Satin Ribbon

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